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CBS
Oct 31, 2012 7:00am EDT
best news for the obama campaign in our new quinn back cbs "new york times" poll is that the president maintains a five point lead in ohio. his fire wall. he mostly has that lead norah because of a 17-point lead in the state among women while governor romney lead among men but by a smaller six points. >> let's bring in washington correspondent and host of "face the nation" bob schieffer. good morning. so how do you read the latest polls? >> well, it's very, very close. but, you know, i got to tell you, charlie, i'm with governor christie on one thing. it's difficult to think about these polls right now when you look at the pictures that we've just been seeing, this devastation. the interesting thing in this poll is that governor romney seems to be moving in florida and virginia ever so slightly. but president obama is holding the lead that he's held in ohio. i was going to say at the start of this morning i think that's because of the success of the auto bailout that had a big impact in ohio. but just as i was thinking about saying that then i get this poll that comes in from michigan,
CBS
Nov 2, 2012 7:00am PDT
cbs news poll shows a significant jenter gab gap in ohio. more men for romney and more women for obama. two focus groups this weekend in ohio, one with men and one with women. >> who is undecided? why does mitt romney lag in ohio? >> i think it's a bunch of hard working people. it's manufacturing. everybody gets up. they go to work. romney, i think they look at him as the boss. obama, you can kind of sit down, talk to the guy one on one. >> i think part of it is, since kasic became governor and implemented his policies and turned things around, obama is getting part of the credit for what's happening in ohio. ohio is only at 7% unemployment. what he's done to sit there and turn the state around is unfortunately giving credit to the president. >> ohio, i think it's the auto industry. i think it's what obama did and when he stood behind the people and the auto workers. >> the unions in ohio is why obama is strong right now. >> show me by hands how many of you voted for him in 2008. how many of you are definitely voting for him in 2012. what the hell happened? >> the promises were n
CBS
Nov 3, 2012 5:00am PDT
sandy. fines of it president obama appears to have gotten it right. a new poll suggests 78% of americans approving of his handling of the disaster. so how does sandy sack up to past october surprises. joining us with some insight is the senior political reporter for politico.com. great to have you this morning. one of the original october surprises, 1968 lbj halts bombing. >> the idea was this was a peace move. it was is going make things easier for democrats who were posed to the war. it d he came closer than people thought. that qualified as an october surprise. didn't get far enough over the line. >> in 1980 president carter was run for election against ronald reagan, and american hostages were being held in tehran. >> one of the most famous ones. it didn't quite work. when negotiations to try to free the hostages they were held for a year. very hopeful. ultimately he was successful but it didn't matter. it happened after the election. not anywhere near a big enough surprise. >> here we are talking about certain of manmade creations of october surprises. george w. bush in 20
CBS
Nov 2, 2012 7:00am EDT
that could decide the race. this week's quinnipiac/cbs news/new york times poll shows a significant gap. more men plan to vote for mitt romney and more women for president obama. frank luntz held two focus groups in ohio this week. >> who's undecided in a whole bumpk of you. why does mitt romney lag in ohio? >> i think it's a bunch of hard-working people. it's manufacturing. everybody gets up, they go to work. romney, i think they look at him like a boss, goit who's there. obama, i think, well, you can kind of sit down, talk to the guy. you know, one-on-one. >> i think part of it is, you know, since governor turned things around, obama is getting part of the credit for ohio. ohio is only at 7% unemployment. what he's done to turn the state around is, unfortunately, giving credit to the president. >> i think it's the auto industry, what obama did and stood behind the workers in the auto union. >> the unions in ohio is why obama's strong right now. >> show me by hand, how many of you voted for him in 2008? how many of you are definitely voting for him in 2012? what the hell happened?
CBS
Oct 29, 2012 7:00am PDT
. recent polls have shown him slightly behind romney in the sunshine state but obama supporters turned out in force the first two days of early voting. >> i understand you blew it out when it came to early votes. [ applause ] >> i'm really proud of you. >> reporter: at a field office in orlando the president said the storm will likely take up much of his time this week. >> obviously my first priority has to be to make sure everything's in place to help families and prepare. that means that that's going to be putting more burden on folks in the field because i'm not going to be able to campaign quite as much over the next couple of days. >> reporter: his campaign advisers acknowledge hurricane sandy will impact the vote. no one knows how severely. >> we believe that the more people come out, the better we're going do. so to the extent that it makes it harder, you know that's a source of concern. i don't know how all the politics will sort out. >> reporter: this is going to be a very delicate balancing act for the white house all week long. this is the final week of the campaign. they wa
CBS
Nov 1, 2012 7:00am EDT
interesting. let's talk about some of these state polls. they show obama waleed in wisconsin, new hampshire and iowa. and he has a five-point lead in ohio. you've been talk being to team obama, his top officials. what do they make of these numbers? >> i was in chicago two days ago and they are confident about the president's ability to win re-election. that's a normal place for the obama campaign. they are never anything other than superconfident. >> over confident? >> the obama campaign know their voter contacts and if they cho what they know they will win. but if they know is wrong they will lose. if everything we understand about this election is wrong then we'll lose. but if we think we're right and we are right then we'll win. with the romney campaign they look at these mums the trend is still in romney's favor. he's getting better with independents, closing the gender gap with women and has greater gop enthusiasm. obama campaign looks at the top line numbers and says we'll win. the omni campaign says no there's data points we find optimistic. >> what impact has the storm had
CBS
Nov 1, 2012 7:00am PDT
net negative. >> that's interesting. let's talk about these state poll polls. we have new information that show obama with the lead in wisconsin, new hampshire and iowa. he has a five-point lead in ohio. you've been talking to team obama, his top officials. what do they make of these numbers? >> i was in chicago two days ago and they are supernaturally confident. >> supernaturally confident? >> yes. that's a normal place for the obama campaign, never anything other than supernaturally confident. >> overconfident? >> we'll find out. the way i would describe the obama campaign, they know their voter contacts, and if they know what they know they're going to win. if everything they know is wrong they're going to lose. and jim aceda, when i said that to him, said i was right. the romney campaign looks at these numbers and the statewide polls and the trend is still in romney's favor, closing the gender gap with women, has greater gop enthusiasm. obama campaign looks at the top line numbers and says we're going to win. romney campaign says no, uppedlying data points we find optimistic and maybe give us a path t
CBS
Oct 31, 2012 7:00am PDT
to politics and the race for the white house. a new quinnipiac/cbs news/"the new york times" poll focuses on three battleground states that could decide tuesday's presidential election. >> president obama leads governor mitt romney by five points in ohio. that's the same as last week. in virginia, the president holds a two-point lead. however, his republican challenger has an edge with independent voters. and in florida, governor romney has cut the president's nine-point advantage last month to just one point. jan crawford is in tampa covering the romney campaign. jan, good morning. >> reporter: well, good morning. romney's been keeping a pretty low profile over the past couple days as he's been trying to maintain this delicate balance between keeping a public presence while the east coast is being battered by hurricane sandy. but now, six days to go, he is back on the campaign trail. he's got a rally here shortly. they've just opened the doors to let people in. he is looking to build that momentum, continue building momentum. as you said, our poll here in florida shows he's picke
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